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The Case-Control MethodDesign and Applications

The Case-Control Method: Design and Applications

Haroutune Armenian (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187113
eISBN:
9780199864898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187113.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become a most important tool in the armamentarium of today's investigator of health problems. This book addresses a ... More

Challenging health inequalitiesFrom Acheson to choosing health

Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More

Challenging Inequities in HealthFrom Ethics to Action

Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Timothy Evans, Margaret Whitehead, Finn Diderichsen, Abbas Bhuiya, and Meg Wirth (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is concerned with the research and policy analysis of the Global Health Equity Initiative (GHEI). It gives a truly global perspective on health equity, with contributors from each country. ... More

Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Child labour constitutes a major public health concern, with estimates that worldwide 110 million children aged 57–14 years are engaged in labour that can be described as hazardous or intolerable. ... More

Child Public Health

Child Public Health

Dr Mitch Blair, Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, Dr Tony Waterston, and Dr Rachel Crowther

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite children making up around a quarter of the population, the first edition of this book was the first to focus on a public health approach to the health and sickness of children and young ... More

Childhood Cancer in BritainIncidence, survival, mortality

Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Charles Stiller (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer is diagnosed in about 140 per million children in Britain each year. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a child will be affected in the first 15 years of life, the most frequently occurring types ... More

Childhood ObesityEthical and Policy Issues

Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Childhood obesity has become a major concern in many countries. This book is the first to focus specifically on the ethical and policy questions raised by childhood obesity and its prevention. The ... More

Childhood Obesity PreventionInternational Research, Controversies and Interventions

Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Jennifer A. O'Dea and Michael Eriksen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together up-to-date research and experience of some of the most highly regarded childhood obesity prevention researchers, practitioners, and theorists. Controversial issues include ... More

Chronic Pain EpidemiologyFrom Aetiology to Public Health

Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chronic pain is a major cause of distress, disability, and work loss, and it is becoming increasingly prevalent through the general move towards an ageing population, which impacts dramatically upon ... More

Citizens at the centreDeliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Citizens at the centre: Deliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Celia Davies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348029
eISBN:
9781447301851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348029.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Involving citizens in policy-decision-making processes – deliberative democracy – has been a central goal of the Labour government since it came to power in 1997. But what happens when members of the ... More

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